BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview- Dec. 20
The college football bowl season is underway and this weekend’s slate of six games on Friday and Saturday is the perfect lead in to Sunday’s heated action in Week 16 of the NFL season.
The college football bowl season is underway and this weekend’s slate of six games on Friday and Saturday is the perfect lead in to Sunday’s heated action in Week 16 of the NFL season. Division titles remain up for grabs in five of the eight races along with each wild card playoff spot in each conference.
Betting action in the NBA heats up the holidays starting on Friday night with a big showdown in the NBA’s Eastern Conference between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics at 8 p.m. on ESPN from TD Garden. Saturday’s featured showdown on NBA TV is also in the East between the Toronto Raptors and the Philadelphia 76ers in a 7:30 p.m. tip at Wells Fargo Center. There is a full set of games on Sunday ahead of the Christmas Holiday.
Add in plenty of college basketball betting action all three days and a full slate of games in NHL and once again US sports bettors will have more ways to bet and more ways to win at BetAnySports.
In the only bowl game on this weekend’s schedule between a Power 5 team and a Mid Major, the ACC’s Wake Forest Demon Deacons will square off against the AAC’s Memphis Tigers in Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl. Game time on ESPN is set for 12 p.m. and the Tigers have been set as 3.5-point favorites with an inflated total line of 73 points.
Sunday’s NFL action gets underway with the first of three key inter-conference battles with major playoff implications. At 1 p.m. on CBS, the 7-7 Philadelphia Eagles play host to the 10-4 Houston Texans as 2.5-point home favorites with BetAnySports. The total line for this game is set at 46 points.
Later in the day in a 4:25 p.m. kickoff on CBS, the 8-5-1 Pittsburgh Steelers will be on the road as six-point underdogs against the 12-2 New Orleans Saints with the total for that inter-conference clash set at 53 points.
The Kansas City Chiefs are tied for the best record in the AFC at 11-3 heading to the West Coast for Sunday night’s matchup against the 8-6 Seattle Seahawks. Game time on NBC is slated for 8:20 p.m. and the Chiefs come in as 2.5-point favorites. BetAnySports’ current total line for this game stands at 53.5 points.